An Independent
Bookshop on the
Historic Downtown Mall

Serving Albemarle and Central Virginia since 1924

New Dominion Bookshop


New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest independent bookseller in Virginia, located in Historic Downtown Charlottesville. Our collection includes many selections from fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature, and a unique selection of architecture and landscape gardening resources.

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At New Dominion Bookshop you will find a pleasant, old-fashioned atmosphere and a friendly, attentive staff who are interested in literature and readers like you.

New Dominion Bookshop


January 27 11:00am

Local author Alden Bigelow will read from his book-length fable The Great American Mammal Jamboree.

January 25 8:00pm

Join us every Thursday evening at 8 pm for this special, ongoing reading series featuring one poet and one prose writer each week from the UVA Creative Writing MFA student body.

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Special orders and international shipping available, with free gift-wrapping!

New Dominion Bookshop


2017 Holiday List

To round off the year and ring in 2018, we've compiled a list of best new and classic books to read and give this holiday season. They're available wrapped for last minute-shoppers!

New Arrivals

Stories from a renowned local author, a debut novelist, and a beloved household name.

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